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02.08.2016 12:44 Age: 1 year

Dr Olejnik's work on Battery Status Privacy featured on the Guardian

A recent paper co-authored by Dr. Lukasz Olejnik was featured in a Guardian article. The paper demonstrates that the potential privacy implications of the Battery Status API. The intention behind the API is to allow websites to offer simpler versions when accessed by devices low on battery. However, by offering high precision information, the API could also enable privacy breaches such as tracking.

The full paper, "Privacy engineering analysis of Browser Status API" is available, along with some discussion in Dr. Olejnik's Blog.

The Guardian article is available here.


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